Anybody generally is a sufferer. It’s in instances of trauma that victims want compassion, assist and help most. Whether or not an accident has occurred, a criminal offense dedicated, or a loss suffered, Sufferer Companies Wellington (VSW) is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, all 12 months spherical to assist victims.
A non-profit group, established in 1997, VSW has partnerships with Guelph Police Companies, the Ontario Provincial Police, Shelters, Hospitals, and Emergency Companies to ship assist to victims of crime and tragic circumstance in our space. Volunteers can be found on scene to assist victims and their households via troublesome occasions and refer them to acceptable group teams and organizations for long-term assist. We function on a referral foundation from the above talked about companies and companies, nevertheless, you do not want a referral to make the most of our companies. Our workers and volunteers work diligently to offer you the most effective short-term assist and guarantee that you’ve got the suitable sources for long-term assist.
Sufferer Companies additionally runs Venture Lifesaver helps households shield members who could wander, usually people residing with Alzheimer’s illness, autism, Down Syndrome, acquired mind harm or different kinds of cognitive impairment. This program can be 24/7, one year a 12 months and makes use of police and cellular monitoring tools to seek out these registered with this system.
Our volunteers are educated extensively to assist meet the short-term wants of victims. They’re backed with widespread data and expertise in communication, disaster intervention, traumatic stress and victims’ points. We deliver a educated and reassuring presence to what might be extremely emotional, nerve-racking and overwhelming circumstances.
We’re at all times in search of new volunteers!
If you’re and want to study extra about the best way to develop into part of our crew, please go to our web site and submit an utility at www.vswguelph.on.ca or name the workplace at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7304. We are actually accepting purposes for each Guelph and Wellington County.
Article written by: Raquel Corridor, Direct Service Coordinator at VSW